Vega-based Radeon lineup gets a name
During its GDC 2017 "Capsaicin and Cream" event that was live earlier today, AMD revealed a few more details regarding its upcoming Vega GPU as well as announcing the name of its next-gen graphics card lineup, simply called the Radeon RX Vega.
Preparing the full Crimson Edition series
XFX has unveiled its newest Radeon RX 480 Crimson Edition graphics card that is mostly based on the previously available RX 480 Double Dissipation but comes with red LED lighting and detachable fans.
Not available in the official video
During its tech day press event held yesterday, AMD has accidently revealed the Radeon Vega logo, which was not available in the official video.
Coming in 2GB and 4GB versions
MSI has unveiled yet another HTPC-friendly graphics card, the low-profile Radeon RX 460 that will comes in both 2GB and 4GB versions.
Industry veteran journalist Kyle Bennet wrote back in December that Intel might launch a CPU powered by Radeon technology. This happens in the middle of the last quarter when Nvidia and Intel's cross licensing GPU deal is about to expire.
Ryzen in Q1 and Vega in Q2
AMD has announced its Q4 financial results reporting a revenue of US $1.11 billion and an operating loss of three million dollars, which is still way better than financial analysts expected and has once again confirmed that both Ryzen CPUs and Vega-based GPUs are on track.
Optimizations for couple of games and fixes
AMD has released its newest Radeon Software Crimson Relive 17.1.2 Beta drivers, which bring optimizations for two new upcoming games, Conan Exiles and Tom Clancy's Ghost Recon Wildlands, as well as a couple of fixes.
First victim of the upcoming Vega GPU
It appears that AMD's Radeon Pro Duo, based on two Fiji GPUs and 4GB of HBM1 per GPU, is the first victim of the upcoming Vega GPU architecture as it has seen a massive price cut pushing it from US $1499 down to US $799.
Bringing smooth HDR to monitors
Just a few hours after the initial leak, AMD officially unveiled the new FreeSync 2 technology, that promises to improve performance and bring better compatibility to HDR monitors.
The Radeon Software Crimson ReLive 16.12.2
AMD has released its first 16.12.2 update for the recently released Radeon Software Crimson ReLive Edition drivers, which will bring a decent list of fixed issues.